Wednesday, March 3, 2010
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf , is Liberia's head of state.
She is the first modern, and currently the only elected female head of state in Africa.
A peace movement called Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace led to her election.
The story is told in a 2008 documentary film called Pray the Devil Back to Hell.
PRAY THE DEVIL BACK TO HELL - Documentary:
Pray the Devil Back to Hell chronicles the remarkable story of the courageous Liberian women, Christian and Muslin, who came together to end a bloody civil war and bring peace to their shattered country.